Popular Books about Astrophysics and Cosmology

Detail from JWST early deep field image

Keep Looking Up! We are gobsmacked thinking about all that's represented by those glimpses of fuzzy light spotted in a field of pinpoint stars. Whether we consider the clouds and clusters here in the Milky Way or shift our gaze outwards across billions of light years, humans applying math to their observations answer fundamental questions about gravity, quantum mechanics, time, and the universe. Some authors have a gift for explaining complexities in terms that elide the equations.

The Milky Way: An Autobiography of Our Galaxy By Moiya McTier Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781538754153
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - August 16th, 2022

Helgoland: Making Sense of the Quantum Revolution By Carlo Rovelli, Erica Segre (Translated by), Simon Carnell (Translated by) Cover Image
By Carlo Rovelli, Erica Segre (Translated by), Simon Carnell (Translated by)
$16.00
ISBN: 9780593328897
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Published: Riverhead Books - May 24th, 2022

The God Equation: The Quest for a Theory of Everything By Michio Kaku Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780525434566
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Published: Anchor - March 29th, 2022

Black Hole Survival Guide By Janna Levin Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781984899798
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Published: Anchor - March 15th, 2022

Black Hole Chasers: The Amazing True Story of an Astronomical Breakthrough By Anna Crowley Redding Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9781250622327
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Published: Feiwel & Friends - October 5th, 2021

An Infinity of Worlds: Cosmic Inflation and the Beginning of the Universe By Will Kinney Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9780262046480
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Published: The MIT Press - April 5th, 2022

Your Place in the Universe: Understanding Our Big, Messy Existence By Paul M. Sutter Cover Image
$21.95
ISBN: 9781633886636
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Published: Prometheus Books - May 15th, 2021

Astroquizzical: Solving the Cosmic Puzzles of Our Planets, Stars, and Galaxies: The Illustrated Edition By Jillian Scudder Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9780262046725
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Published: The MIT Press - February 1st, 2022

What's Eating the Universe?: And Other Cosmic Questions By Paul Davies Cover Image
$22.50
ISBN: 9780226816296
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Published: University of Chicago Press - September 22nd, 2021

How to Make an Apple Pie from Scratch: In Search of the Recipe for Our Universe, from the Origins of Atoms to the Big Bang By Harry Cliff Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780385545655
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Published: Doubleday - August 10th, 2021

Frequently Asked Questions about the Universe By Jorge Cham, Daniel Whiteson Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593189313
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Published: Riverhead Books - November 2nd, 2021

The End of Everything: (Astrophysically Speaking) By Katie Mack Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781982103552
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Published: Scribner - May 4th, 2021

Einstein: His Life and Universe By Walter Isaacson Cover Image
$22.99
ISBN: 9780743264747
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Published: Simon & Schuster - May 13th, 2008

Six Not-So-Easy Pieces: Einstein’s Relativity, Symmetry, and Space-Time By Richard P. Feynman, Robert B. Leighton, Matthew Sands Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780465025268
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Published: Basic Books - March 22nd, 2011

Flatland: A Romance in Many Dimensions By Edwin A. Abbott, Alan Lightman (Introduction by) Cover Image
By Edwin A. Abbott, Alan Lightman (Introduction by)
$13.00
ISBN: 9780140435313
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Published: Penguin Classics - June 1st, 1998

The Great Silence: Science and Philosophy of Fermi's Paradox By Milan M. Ćirkovic Cover Image
$37.95
ISBN: 9780199646302
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Published: Oxford University Press, USA - July 10th, 2018

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